EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Madison County Chief Circuit Judge Ann Callis has resigned.
CHICAGO (AP) — Lawmakers return to Springfield with two options on the table for addressing Illinois' $97 billion pension problem.
BLOOMINGTON – The party – or at least the party bus – may be over in one central Illinois community.
ROCKFORD – The state environmental agency said electronics manufacturers have recycled 50 percent more electronic waste since Illinois made it illegal to dispose of the material in landfills.
ELGIN – Two burglary suspects led police on a more than 100-mile car chase through northern Illinois and over the Wisconsin state line.
CHICAGO – A Chicago hub for digital startups has created 800 jobs and attracted nearly $30 million in capital investments in its first year.
CHICAGO – You’ve probably never heard of Holly Peterson or Jonathan Jean-Pierre. One came out as a lesbian at age 15, when she was playing high school basketball. The other, a college rower, told his teammates last year that he’s gay.
PEORIA (AP) — A coroner's inquest has determined that a former Marine from Illinois who survived a suicide bombing in Iraq died of a combination of heroin and alcohol.
Two Elgin police members were injured early Saturday morning after responding to a burglary.
CHICAGO – The U.S. Supreme Court is giving Illinois’ attorney general more time to decide whether to appeal a ruling that the state’s ban on the public possession of firearms is unconstitutional.
SPRINGFIELD – Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon is encouraging lawmakers to create a committee to study how Illinois funds education and recommend ways to improve it.
MANCHESTER, Ill. (AP) — Illinois State Police investigators have determined that a man who shot dead five family members at their home in central Illinois was motivated by his anger over a custody dispute.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has appointed a central Illinois physician and failed congressional candidate as assistant director of the Illinois Department of Public Health.
CHICAGO – Visitors to the nation’s third-largest city are usually spotted wandering the Magnificent Mile, snapping pictures of the Willis Tower and sampling Chicago-style deep dish pizza, but if some persistent Illinois lawmakers and Mayor Rahm Emanuel get their way, a glitzy casino would be on their agenda, too.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn is nominating a former history professor and the retired head of the state's National Guard to the Southern Illinois University system's frayed board of trustees.